April 3rd, 2023 | 19 mins 2 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, be a catholic man of virtue, catholic podcast, chenele shaw, holy grit, paul george, podcast for the everyday catholic, rethink happiness
What does it mean to be a man of virtue? This week Chenele and author and Catholic life coach Paul George talk about virtue, the saints, and how men are made for holy grit. George’s new book, Holy Grit, looks at some of the tough issues facing men today—struggles in marriage, parenting, suffering, and finding purpose—to determine areas for growth and take steps toward living the life for which God created men.
November 28th, 2022 | 26 mins 17 secs
allison gingras, ave maria press, ave spotlight, catholic podcast, chenele shaw, encountering signs of faith, sacramentals
Allison Gingras, author of Encountering Signs of Faith, shares the story of how her daughter's adoption helped her trust and encounter the Lord. Allison and Chenele also talk about sacramentals and how they help us to learn about the faith in unexpected ways.
September 6th, 2022 | 25 mins 23 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, catholic podcast, chenele shaw, danielle bean, giving thanks and letting go
Danielle Bean joins Chenele to talk about sending your child to college, supporting their independence, and parental paranoia. Danielle shares her personal testimony of trusting God, and what she would tell her younger self.
August 22nd, 2022 | 22 mins 25 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, catholic podcast, chenele shaw, katie prejean mcgrady
This week we're celebrating the 100th episode of Ave Spotlight! Join host Chenele Shaw and former host Katie Prejean McGrady as they chat about how it feels to host their own show, their favorite episodes, and what gives them hope.
June 27th, 2022 | 20 mins 32 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, catholic podcast, chenele shaw, conversion stories, from atheism to catholicism, leah libresco sargeant
Chenele talks with Leah Libresco Sargeant about her conversion from atheism to Catholicism. After many debates during college, Sargeant was inspired to investigate Catholicism more fully by the faithful witness of her peers. She also offers suggestions about how to engage in healthy debates with those who have different beliefs.
June 13th, 2022 | 30 mins 6 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, catholic faith, catholic podcast, chenele shaw, conversion story, gloria purvis, pro-life, sacredness and dignity of black lives
In this episode, Chenele Shaw chats with Gloria Purvis about her conversion to Catholicism when she was twelve years old after encountering the Lord in Eucharistic Adoration. Although her parents were not Catholic, they supported her passion to witness to the faith as an advocate for the sacredness and dignity of the unborn, and Black lives.
January 3rd, 2022 | 25 mins 16 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, catholic podcast, chenele shaw, good body nutrition, love your body, nutrition, self-care, shelby hirschman
Shelby from Good Body Nutrition joins us this week where we talk nutrition, faith, and learning to love your body.
December 6th, 2021 | 20 mins 15 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, catholic podcast, chenele shaw, free catholic podcast, karianna frey, servant of god thea bowman, usccb
Servant of God Thea Bowman--a renowned Black Catholic evangelizer, teacher, writer, and singer--continues to inspire many people more than two decades after her death. Join Chenele as she talks with Karianna Frey, editor of We Are Beloved: 30 days with Thea Bowman, about what can learn from this holy woman.
November 22nd, 2021 | 19 mins 29 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, catholic dating, catholic podcast, chenele shaw, dating, regina boyd
Let's talk dating! Chenele and Regina Boyd, a Catholic licensed counselor, answer listener-submitted questions on dating, getting out there, and giving yourself a break.
November 15th, 2021 | 17 mins 35 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, can catholics party, catholic podcast, chenele shaw, faithful friends, free catholic podcast, mari pablo
Partying with friends can sometimes lead to behaviors that are unhealthy and harmful. Campus minister Mari Pablo shares tips to help fellow Catholics create a community of support, accountability, and holiness.